Duodenal ulcer

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Epigastric pain after meals and at night. Ultrasound showed no abnormalities.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Female

Scarry deformation of the duodenal bulb and pars superior. Thick-walled lesion with a central crater containing an air inclusion. Unsharp borders and thickening of the lateral duodenal wall with stranding of the periduodenal fat.

Case Discussion

The lesion was later confirmed endoscopically. Biopsies were negative for malignancy.

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Case information

rID: 15863
Published: 19th Nov 2011
Last edited: 24th Oct 2015
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